TVLine has learned the Oscar-winner will play Thom Payne, who is adrift when his ad agency is taken over. The project is described as a “blistering attack on our youth-obsessed culture and a darkly comic examination of what it means to matter. Or matter not.”
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The project was created and written by Shalom Auslander (This American Life), who will executive-produce with Hoffman, Emily Ziff (Capote), Ken Kwapis (The Office) and Alexandra Beattie (Outsourced).
Hoffman took home an